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Politics of Disgust The Public Identity of the Welfare Queen

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ISBN-10: 081473670X

ISBN-13: 9780814736708

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ange-Marie Hancock

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View the Table of Contents .nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Read the Introduction . Winner of the 2006 Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Organized Section Best First Book Award from the American Political Science Association Winner of the 2006 W.E.B. DuBois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists "The Politics of Disgustis a very thoughtful, theoretically sophisticated, empirically rich analysis of the discourse of welfare reform." Political Science Quarterly "An important contribution to our understanding." Perspectives on Politics "Brilliantly conceived and executed. . .[A] stunning work of public policy that, if embraced, could radically change 'welfare'and Americaas we…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 12/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 210
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Ange-Marie Hancock is assistant professor of political science and African American studies at Yale University.

Introduction : the face of welfare reform
Political culture and the public identity of the "welfare queen"
The news media : constructing the politics of disgust?
Public discourse in Congress : haunted by ghosts of "welfare queens" past
Contending with the politics of disgust : public identity through welfare recipients' eyes
The dual threat : the impact of public identity and the politics of disgust on democratic deliberation
Epilogue : public identity and the politics of disgust in the new millennium
Citations for news media data set analyzed in chapter 3
Congressional record documents analyzed in chapter 4
Data analysis procedures